Stage 6 : Thursday, June 18 2009, Oberriet - Bad Zurzach, 177 km
            
             1 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team Columbia - Highroad                                  4.18.26
             2 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank                                                     
             3 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.                                               
             4 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo TestTeam                                                   
             5 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence-Lotto                                                  
             6 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank                                                   
             7 Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi                                             
             8 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram                                                       
             9 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne                                         
            10 Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step                                                      
            
            
           Changes in stage 6 compared to stage 5 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                  +6   Andreas Dietziker 
                  +5   Jurgen Roelandts 
                  +4   Stuart O'Grady 
                  +4   Massimiliano Mori 
                  +3   Serguei Klimov 
                  +3   Maxim Iglinskiy 
                  +3   Luca Mazzanti 
                  +3   Dimitriy Muravyev 
                  +3   Chris Sutton 
                  +3   Arnaud Gerard 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -25   Linus Gerdemann 
                  -4   Claudio Corioni 
                  -3   Lars Boom 
                  -3   Thomas Voeckler 
                  -2   Branislau Samoilau 
                  -2   Fabio Sabatini 
                  -2   Greg Van Avermaet 
                  -2   Heinrich Haussler 
                  -2   Marlon Alirio Perez 
                  -1   Christian Vandevelde 
                  -1   Damien Gaudin 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:10   Mark Cavendish 
               +0:06   Oscar Freire Gomez 
               +0:05   Fabian Cancellara 
               +0:04   Francesco Gavazzi 
               +0:01   Serguei Ivanov 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
               -4:04   Linus Gerdemann 
               -2:30   Emanuele Bindi 
               -1:45   Lloyd Mondory 
               -1:45   Pieter Jacobs 
               -1:06   Hilton Clarke 
               -1:06   Pascal Hungerbuhler 
               -1:06   Silvere Ackermann 
               -0:59   Branislau Samoilau 
               -0:59   Christian Vandevelde 
               -0:59   Dmitry Kozontchouk 
               -0:59   Greg Van Avermaet 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +1   Fabian Cancellara 
                  -1   Enrico Gasparotto 
                  -1   Christian Vandevelde 
                 -25   Linus Gerdemann 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +0:05   Fabian Cancellara 
               -0:56   Enrico Gasparotto 
               -0:59   Christian Vandevelde 
               -4:04   Linus Gerdemann 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Tadej Valjavec                             23.10.27
                   2  Fabian Cancellara                              0.09
                   3  Olivier Zaugg                                  0.14
                   4  Roman Kreuziger                                0.42
                   5  Andreas Kloden                                 0.45
                   .....
                   7  Maxime Monfort                                 0.55
                   .....
                   9  Vladimir Karpets                               1.01
                   .....
                  11  Damiano Cunego                                 1.02
                   .....
                  13  Andy Schleck                                   1.07
                  14  Frank Schleck                                  1.08
                  15  Kim Kirchen                                    1.24
                   .....
                  29  Sylvain Chavanel                               2.54
                   .....
                  56  Linus Gerdemann                                7.00
                   .....
                  63  Johan Van Summeren                            10.41
                   .....
                  77  Enrico Gasparotto                             15.19
                   .....
                 119  Christian Vandevelde                          35.40
            
           Retirements to date :                                    Stage
              David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne                 6 <<<
              Ricardo Serrano (Spa) Fuji-Servetto                       5
              Rene Haselbacher (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec              4
              Sebastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale                  3
              Sebastien Turgot (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom              3
              Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana                                1
            Total retirements : 6